Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Jim Keffer
83rd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/20/2019

Number of Bills: 18

HB 4 Author: Ritter | Price | Johnson | Miller, Doug | Lucio III
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | et al.
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/28/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.

HB 5 Author: Aycock | Deshotel | Davis, John | Villarreal | Callegari
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Ashby | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 06/10/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 78 Author: Simpson | Hilderbran | Thompson, Senfronia | Lucio III | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain coins and precious metals.

HB 257 Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | Márquez | Moody | Pickett | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso as a component institution of the Texas Tech University System.

HB 487 Author: Bell | Clardy | Otto | Guerra | Flynn
Coauthor: Ashby | Branch | Callegari | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/24/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters.

HB 677 Author: Geren | Frullo | Price | Orr | Kuempel
Coauthor: Keffer | Simpson
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 773 Author: Farney | Branch | Thompson, Senfronia | Smithee
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recitation of the pledges of allegiance to and display of the United States and state flags at and the observation of a moment of silence at open-enrollment charter schools and other public schools.

HB 800 Author: Murphy | Alvarado | Hilderbran | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.

HB 912 Author: Gooden | Riddle | Burnam | Fallon | Stickland
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Aycock | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to images captured by unmanned aircraft and other images and recordings; providing penalties.

HB 972 Author: Fletcher | Flynn | Lavender | Burkett | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/20/2013 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the premises of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 1000 Author: Oliveira | Branch | Canales | Guerra | Longoria
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/16/2013 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 16 2013 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.

HB 1314 Author: Creighton | Price | Fletcher | Branch
Coauthor: Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Callegari | Cook | Elkins | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 05/21/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee; providing penalties.

HB 1608 Author: Hughes | Kolkhorst | Stickland | Burnam | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson | Ashby | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information.

HB 3479 Author: Simpson | McClendon
Coauthor: Allen | Burnam | Canales | Cortez | Dukes | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to custodial interrogations.

HCR 113 Author: Vo | Hilderbran | Pitts | Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Bohac | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument on the Capitol grounds recognizing Vietnamese Americans for their contributions to this state and nation.

HJR 74 Author: Raymond | Hilderbran | Taylor, Van | Deshotel | Branch
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food and medicine.

HR 1193 Author: Harless | Burkett | Creighton | Carter | Hunter
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2013 9:00AM
Caption: Recognizing April 18, 2013, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2689 Author: Hughes | Toth | Smithee | Flynn | Zedler
Coauthor: Aycock | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2013 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2013 1:47PM
Caption: In memory of gospel singer George Beverly Shea.

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